Jeremiah Scott Being Held in Lieu of $1 Million Bail After Daughters, Ages 11/2 & 18 Months Found Beaten, Bound & Gagged

Jeremiah Scott arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder, torture of his two young daughters. Being held in lieu of $1 million bail.

jeremiah+scott Jeremiah Scott Being Held in Lieu of $1 Million Bail After Daughters, Ages 11/2 & 18 Months Found Beaten, Bound & Gagged Jeremiah Scott, 23, has been arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder and torture of two girls, ages 1 1/2 and 18 weeks old. According to the Press-Enterprise, Scott’s young daughters were found beaten, bound and gagged in a house near Rubidoux in Riverside County, Calif. He is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.

Sgt. Steve Brown told the Press-Enterprise that sheriff’s deputies went to the house just after 1 p.m. Friday after another adult there had found the girls tied up and left on a bedroom floor. The girls reportedly had visible injuries on their faces and heads. Scott fled the scene but was later found in the neighborhood and arrested.

The girls had non-life threatening injuries to their faces and heads and were taken to a local hospital, the police said. A motive is unknown. This dirtbag doesn’t deserve to see the outside of another prison.

Photo credit: Jeremiah Scott, Press-Enterprise

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 Jeremiah Scott Being Held in Lieu of $1 Million Bail After Daughters, Ages 11/2 & 18 Months Found Beaten, Bound & Gagged
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.